Originally Posted by shawshank772
adgar: yes it is possible to have it shipped stateside to the dealer of your choice. Its only 875 dollars. However, keep in mind you do not pay destination fees (875) so it equals out. Not a bad deal in my book. Just before I bought my 135i in 2008 the shipping charge was actually something like 2k. Then they lowered it to 750.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but if you get stateside delivery without taking delivery in Europe first you will pay the taxes for the state you're picking it up in + 1k gas guzzler.
Not sure if they use blue book value or purchase price to calculate those taxes.